'Log Horizon Season 3' TV anime series reveals 2nd key visual, anime premieres January 13, 2021

Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: Dec. 21, 2020 at 11:56 AM PHT (GMT+8)


The anime section of the official website of NHK has revealed the second key visual for the upcoming 3rd season of the Log Horizon TV anime series titled "Log Horizon: Destruction of the Round Table". The new season will begin broadcasting on January 13, 2021. Studio DEEN is animating the series who also animated the series' 2nd season.


The newest season is listed with 12 episodes and the 2nd season's staff and cast will reprise their roles. Studio DEEN is animating the series with Shinji Ishihira as the series director. The series script is written by Toshizo Nemoto and music is composed by Yasuharu Takanashi. The series was originally scheduled to premiere in October 2020, but was delayed to Winter 2021 due to the effects in production brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.


The first season of the TV anime series adaptation was animated by Satelight aired on NHK Educational TV between October 5, 2013 and March 22, 2014. A second season by Studio DEEN aired between October 4, 2014 and March 28, 2015.


The series is based on the Japanese novel series written by Mamare Touno and illustrated by Kazuhiro Hara. It began serialization online in 2010 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō, being later on acquired by Enterbrain and published as a light novel in Japan since 2011. Yen Press began publishing an English translation in 2015.


The novel has received four manga adaptations, with one based on the main story and the other three revolving around characters in the series.


The series follows the strategist, Shiroe, and the other players of the long-lived MMORPG Elder Tale after they find themselves whisked away into the game world following a game update.


Source: NHK anime Official Site, AIR News Twitter